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Different Bodies, Different Diets: Introducing the Revolutionary 25 Body Type System

Mein, Carolyn

Editore: Harper Paperbacks, 2002
ISBN 10: 0060988703 / ISBN 13: 9780060988708
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Titolo: Different Bodies, Different Diets: ...

Casa editrice: Harper Paperbacks

Data di pubblicazione: 2002

Legatura: Soft cover

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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: One diet does NOT fit all!We don't all act the same, look the same, or eat the same foods, so why would we all be on the same diet?The key to long-lasting weight loss and a healthy lifestyle is to find a plan that suits your personality, emotions, and way of life. Different Bodies, Different Diets shows you conclusively that each individual body type -- and personality -- requires a different set of rules to live by.This groundbreaking new book offers: Insight into the correlation between personality and body type-find out what type you are for maximum healthThe 25 Classic Types, illustrated with more than 200 photographs showing distinguishing features, psychological profiles, and personality characteristicsProven remedies for managing food cravings, extensive food lists, and simple, practical, and nutritionally sound weekly menus for each body type"Different Bodies, Different Diets puts an end to the "one diet fits all" myth and offers you accurate guidelines for eating -- and living -- for your individual type. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0060988703

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Carolyn Mein, D.C. helps you discover your precise body type and learn exactly what foods you should be eating, when you should be eating them, and how to look and feel your best.

Everyone knows that following the right diet is essential to good health, but which diet? Most people go through a process of trial and error, meaning they try one diet after another and ultimately go back to the diet they were raised on as children. Unfortunately they often don't know what is really right for their particular body, and eventually discover that what has worked so well for someone else has done little for them. Sound familiar?

Based on twenty years of experience with thousands of patients, Dr. Carolyn Mein has developed the Body Type system, which finally makes sense of all dietary and nutritional questions. Now available as a paperback, it divides people into 25 different body types, rather than the previously believed three or four. Identifying your particular body type can open doors to health and well-being, self-awareness, personal empowerment, and, of course, optimal weight. 

Recensione: "Losing weight is as easy as finding your body type," asserts Carolyn Mein on the cover of her coffee-table-size diet book. Based on 20 years of research as an applied kinesiologist and bionutritionist, Mein concludes that each human is born with a dominant gland, organ, or system that corresponds to one of 25 specific body types. She also believes each body type manifests itself in unique physical characteristics and psychological traits. Here, Mein attempts to help readers identify their own body type, understand its specific needs (according to her empirical research), and implement a diet tailored to meeting those needs.

Opening and scanning the book proves great fun, especially for those who love delving into parallel studies like astrology or numerology. Trouble is, the task of accurately identifying a body type is easier said than done. As readers peruse hundreds of black-and-white photos of scantily clad adult bodies, "unique" doesn't always look so unique--even with help from the corresponding personality profiles. So, while Mein earnestly strives to offer a solution to the one-diet-fits-all myth, her own theory begs the question: Are we all so predictable and categorical? The flip side, of course, is that anyone who finds a perfect match of physical and psychological traits (for instance, an "Adrenal Female" who has a solid boyish figure, thrives on excitement, is competitive and ever in charge) will receive very specific marching orders from Dr. Mein. To each body type, she dedicates about six pages of notes, including a lengthy personality profile, guidelines for dietary intake, healthy and unhealthy foods, ideal meal scheduling, and a sample one-week menu. --Liane Thomas

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